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December 4, 2015

“On December 6, as we remember the young women in Montreal and the many other women and girls that have suffered violence and have died in the decades since, we must recommit to pressing our governments to take concrete measures immediately." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

December 3, 2015

"We are not going to let this drop. We are going to use every avenue available to shed light on Throness’s original report and his recommendations.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

December 2, 2015

“Protecting [farm and ranch workers] will not only save lives and prevent injuries, it will reduce the strain on our health-care system.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President

November 25, 2015

"It’s high time Kathleen Wynne and Yasir Naqvi left their cocktail parties and got down to fixing the province’s broken correctional services system.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

November 18, 2015

The next workplace visit to the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital will be on November 27. BCGEU/NUPGE members are invited to provide feedback on any work-related concerns.

November 18, 2015

The NSGEU/NUPGE has been leading the charge to improve the psychological health and safety of workers in Nova Scotia since 2010.

November 12, 2015

“Things have reached a boiling point and the workers felt that there was no other alternative than to have a public demonstration.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

November 6, 2015

A roundtable on post-traumatic stress disorder being held in Ottawa is benefiting from the participation of Vince Savoia and actor Enrico Colantoni. 

November 6, 2015

A roundtable on post-traumatic stress disorder being held in Ottawa is benefiting from the participation of Vince Savoia and actor Enrico Colantoni. 

November 6, 2015

“We know when staff aren’t safe that means the patients aren’t safe either." — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas